Update: Maumelle man taken into custody for deadly shooting in Little Rock last month

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Update (Oct. 3):

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – A Maumelle man has been arrested in the investigation of a Little Rock homicide.

The Little Rock Police Department says Daquayveon Flanagan, 20, was taken into custody on Wednesday evening.

He is accused of the Sept. 15 shooting death of Emmanuel Cooper, 29, at an address on Asher Avenue.

When the incident occurred, Flanagan had been found at a local hospital getting treatment for a gunshot wound to the arm.

Flanagan is charged with Murder, 1st Degree and Terroristic Act.

Update (Sept. 15):

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Little Rock Police officers reported to multiple shot spotter activations early Sunday morning at Asher Ave.

When they arrived they say they found Emmanuel Cooper, 29, suffering from multiple apparent gunshot wounds. Officers performed life saving measures, but was pronounced dead when MEMS arrived on the scene.

Soon after officers say they met Daquayveon Flanagan, 20, at UAMS hospital where he was admitted for gunshot wounds.

LRPD is still investigating the situation and have not made any arrest.

Original story:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Police say they reported to multiple shot spotter activations around 2:30 a.m. this morning between the blocks of 4300 and 5100 of Asher Ave.

When officers arrived they found a man who was dead at the scene.

Another shooting victim was reported at a nearby hospital who police say is in critical but stable condition.

Detectives say they are still investigating the situation and a section of Asher Ave. has been shut down while they investigate.

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